Lagos Airport

Lagos Airport

Lagos Airport, known in full as Murtala Muhammed International Airport, is the main airport serving Lagos situated just 10 km from the city center. The airport handles a wide variety of regional and long-haul flights including direct flights from the UAE. The airport handles over 6 million travelers annually, making it the busiest airport in Nigeria and the fifth busiest on the continent of Africa.

Terminals at Lagos Airport

There are two passenger terminals at Lagos Airport, MMA1 and MMA2. Be advised that the terminals are located around 1.5 km away from one another. Although the journey is manageable on foot, many travelers opt to take a taxi instead, especially if you are carrying heavy luggage with you.

Facilities at Lagos Airport

At Lagos Airport travelers can enjoy a range of amenities and services including plenty of dining choices. Hungry travelers can choose from a selection of fast food chains, restaurants and cafés, while there are also plenty of travel and retail shops available alongside duty-free shopping in the international area. Other facilities available to travelers include banking services, a post office and baby care facilities for those traveling with infants.

If you will require special assistance at the airport, you should contact your airline at least 48 hours before arriving. There are a number of airport lounges available to travelers at Lagos Airport, so you can find somewhere more exclusive and comfortable to wait for your flight.

Lagos Airport Travel Information

Passengers arriving at Lagos Airport will find that taxis are the best way to get to your destination. You can find taxis available just outside of the terminal building that charge a flat rate to travel into the center of Lagos. Alternatively, there are a couple of internationally recognized car rental companies on site at Lagos airport, so you can conveniently rent a vehicle when you have arrived.

Alternatively, if you are driving your own vehicle to the airport you can find ample short-term parking available, although long-term parking may be limited.

* This information is correct as of May 2018

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Lagos Airport

PO Box 21084,
Murtala Muhammed Airport,

Tel:+234 (0)1 4933385

 Location Details

Longitude:3° 19' 35'' E
Latitude:6° 35' 20'' N

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